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Bowen Basin gas pipeline in negotiations

Blue Energy has executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with APA Group to negotiate for the delivery of its Bowen Basin gas reserves to southern market gas buyers via a new pipeline. Key Points for the Bowen Basin Pipeline: MOU between Blue Energy and APA executed   APA to undertake pipeline feasibility study   Optimal […]

New release for petroleum exploration acreage

The Western Australian Government will introduce a strategic five-year release of petroleum exploration areas across the Canning and Perth Basins, which minimises environmental, cultural and land use constraints. New maps have highlighted future acreage release areas that will open for competitive bidding rounds for oil and gas prospectors from 2018 to 2021. The maps will […]

Longford Gas Conditioning Plant completed

Esso Australia’s Longford Gas Conditioning Plant, which processes gas from the Kipper Tuna Turrum development, has been completed. Production from the gas conditioning plant marks the completion of the $5.5 billion Kipper Tuna Turrum development, the largest domestic gas project on Australia’s eastern seaboard. The development will supply 1.6 trillion cubic feet of gas to […]

Northern Gas Pipeline reaches new milestone

Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Ken Vowles, announced Jemena’s Pipeline Licence has been approved for the $800 million Northern Gas Pipeline project. Mr Vowles said a Consent to Construct the Phillip Creek Station Compressor Facility, north of Tennant Creek has also been granted. “Significant milestones have now been reached in the development of this […]

New positioning technology for resources industry

Geoscience Australia and the Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI) are planning to spend around $400,000 on user testing of a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) for the resources industry in Australia. Geoscience Australia and CRCSI are looking for Australian businesses in the resources industry interested in improving the capacity of their positioning technology to work closely […]

Northern Gas Pipeline secures land access

The $800 million Jemena Northern Gas Pipeline has reached a milestone with land access arrangements secured with the Wakaya People. The decision means Jemena has now secured land access with all traditional owner groups across the 622km pipeline route in both the Northern Territory and Queensland. Jemena will now move to formalise these arrangements. The […]

New Queensland gas field development

The Queensland Gas Company (QGC) will soon begin drilling up to 161 new wells, benefiting both gas supply and regional jobs. APPEA Queensland Director, Rhys Turner, said the start of “Project Ruby” was an important milestone for QGC and the Queensland gas industry. “The only way to meet growing demand for gas for our export […]

Recipients for new gas grants selected

The recipients of the first round of the Plan for Accelerating Exploration (PACE) Gas Grants’ have been selected, with five exploration and development projects to share in $24 million in South Australian Government funding. The grants will generate up to $174 million in new investment by oil and gas companies in local production projects. Following […]

Explore energy in transition at APPEA 2017

The 2017 APPEA Conference and Exhibition, running from 14–17 May at the Perth Convention Centre, will bring together oil and gas professionals, industry leaders, analysts and policymakers from across Australia and around the world. APPEA has again produced an outstanding three-day conference program. International experts and Australian industry leaders will provide up-to-date analysis, case studies […]

Shale gas potential found in Beetaloo Basin

Origin Energy’s gas exploration in the Beetaloo Basin in the Northern Territory has progressed, with the fourth of five stage one wells spudded. This follows the completion of extended production testing at the Amungee NW-1H exploration well of the “B Shale” member of the Velkerri Formation in the onshore Beetaloo Basin. Origin has also undertaken […]

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